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Listed below are the new job opportunities at the University of Pennsylvania. Where the qualifications are described in terms of formal education or training, prior experience in the same field may be substituted.

There are approximately 280 additional open positions for examination at the Job Application Center, Funderburg Information Center, 3401 Walnut St. (215-898-7285). Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. New openings are also posted daily at the following locations: Blockley Hall, the Wharton School and the Dental School.

A full listing of job opportunities is at the Human Resource Services website: Current employees needing access to the web, may go to the Computer Resource Center at 3732 Locust Walk with your PENNCard to obtain a list of computer labs on campus available for your use.

In addition, almost every public library in the Delaware Valley now provides web access. In the near future, as our office remodels the Job Application Center, we hope to have computers available for current employees and others to peruse the current job openings. Openings are also mailed to approximately 50 community sites weekly.

--Employment H.R.

Please note: Faculty positions and positions at the Hospital and Health Systems are not included in these listings. For Hospital and Health System openings, contact 662-2999.

New Jobs for the week of October 6-October 10, 1997

Contact: Anna Marcotte

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II (081395AM) Provide support to Associate Dean; schedule appointments; organize meetings; perform word processing & filing; process information on student records; assist in admissions, fellowships & graduation cycles. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; minimum 2 years AA I experience or equivalent; familiarity with University desirable; knowledge of Filemaker Pro, Windows, Word, E-Mail, Excel, SRS/SFS; excellent judgement, accuracy & ability to deal with difficult situations. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $19,261-23,999; 10-6-97 Dean's Office

RESEARCH LAB TECH II (101591AM) Run lab experiments using rats & pigeons; weigh, feed & provide general care of animals; input experiment data; order animals & general lab supplies; run errands. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma, some college preferred; able to work under light supervision; high degree of accuracy; computer literate. GRADE: G8; RANGE: $16,171-20,240; 10-6-97 Psychology

Contact: Ronald Story

CLINICAL RECEPTIONIST (40 HRS) (091488RS) Receive & register patients; make appointments; receive & record patient payments; maintain patient records; answer telephone; light typing & general office duties. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; 2 to 4 years experience in clinical or practice setting; experience with billing systems; 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, possible Saturdays. GRADE: G8; RANGE: $18,481-23,132; 10-10-97 Dental Care Center

DENTAL ASSISTANT II (40 HRS) (091488RS) Decontaminate, clean & assemble full range of surgical & implant supplies & equipment; assist in surgical set up & break down of operatories; assist on dental surgical team; expose, develop & mount X-rays; issue inventory & store clinical supplies & implant components. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma & completion of accredited dental assistant program; 1 year direct experience may be substituted for formal education; Pennsylvania X-ray certification required; GRADE: G8; RANGE: $18,481-23,132; 10-10-97 Implant

DENTAL ASSISTANT II (04429RS) Assist in recruitment & interviewing research subjects; schedule & confirm patient appointments; perform data entry on specialized forms; maintain infection control policies of SDM. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; 1 to 2 years experience as Dental Assistant required; PA X-ray certification required; ADAA certification preferred; personality to work as part of research team & optimize contacts with patients; good handwriting & attention to detail; knowledge of dental terminology, chair side assisting; familiar with periodontal charting; flexible hours; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: G8; RANGE: $16,171-20,240; 10-10-97 Periodontics

DIRECTOR V (081409RS) Direct activities of University Dental Care Network; responsibilities include staffing, development, operations, finance & strategic planning; supervision received will be on broad objectives & goals for Network. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS required, MA/MS or equivalent experience preferred; 8 to 10 years experience in health care setting, preferably dental; experience includes 5 years experience at management level; hours may be other than 9 to 5. GRADE : P8; RANGE: $39,655-52,015; 10-8-97 Resource Management

INSTRUMENT STERILIZATION ATTENDANT I (40 HRS) (101625RS) Under direct supervision, decontaminate, clean & assemble full range of scientific surgical supplies & equipment used in clinic; select appropriate methods of sterilizing instruments; store & issue sterile supplies & laboratory equipment; inventory & replenish clinical areas. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma or equivalent; must be able to push or pull up to 50 lbs. & be able to lift up to 25 lbs.; demonstrated ability to follow detailed verbal & written instructions. GRADE: G5; RANGE: $12,875-15,811; 10-9-97 Clinic Management

SCIENTIFIC EQUIPMENT STERILIZATION ATTENDANT (40 HRS) (091448RS) Under direct supervision, decontaminate, clean & assemble full range of scientific surgical supplies & equipment used in clinic; select appropriate methods of sterilizing instruments; store & issue sterile supplies & laboratory equipment; inventory & replenish clinical areas. QUALIFICATIONS:HS diploma or equivalent; must be able to push or pull up to 50 lbs. & be able to lift up to 25 lbs.; demonstrated ability to follow detailed oral & written instructions; variable hours. GRADE: G5; RANGE: $14,714-18,069; 10-10-97 Clinic Management

SECRETARY III (081381RS) Serve as back-up Secretary/Receptionist; perform varied secretarial tasks; library research & special projects; compose routine correspondence; arrange appointments & meetings; handle standard inquiries; organize & maintain files. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma, business curriculum or equivalent; 1 year secretarial experience preferred; type 55 wpm; familiar with word processing packages/office automation equipment; able to work independently. GRADE: G8; RANGE: $16,171-20,240; 10-10-97 Student Affairs

Contact: Sue Hess

DIR., INTERNAL AUDIT (CORPORATE COMPLIANCE OFFICER) (101585SH) Provide critical leadership to the Corporate Compliance function & staff; interact with all levels of management throughout the University & Health System; participate with Managing Director, in continual risk assessment & development of corporate compliance plans; develop, implement & monitor effective compliance functions to coordinate University-wide compliance initiatives to prevent, detect & respond appropriately to violations of law; participate in corporate initiatives & represent Managing Director in his/her absence. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Business Administration, Accounting or Law or related field; MBA preferred; CIA, CPA or CFE preferred; minimum 10 years experience in financial, legal, compliance or audit roles, including minimum 5 years in university and/or healthcare setting & minimum 5 years of increasingly responsible leadership experience; demonstrated leadership skills, excellent verbal & written communication & interpersonal skills & ability to develop plans & prepare & present reports to senior management & Board of Trustees; demonstrated skills using computers & various software. GRADE: P12; RANGE: $65,611-80,031; 10-6-97 Internal Audit

RECORDS ASSISTANT II (101615AB) (101616AB) Process, batch, film & fiche documents; answer questions regarding payroll/personnel; train payroll users; collect & record information. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; some clerical experience; excellent customer service skills; good organizational & communication skills; keen sense of confidentiality required. GRADE: G9; RANGE: $17,614-21,991; 10-10-97 Employment/Records

Contact: Ronald Story

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I, PART TIME (28 HRS) (101584RS) Provide secretarial assistance to group of 3 people; type letters, handouts, charts & memos from dictaphone & handwritten materials; arrange appointments; schedule travel arrangements; open & screen mail; compose routine correspondence; maintain records & files; arrange conferences; heavy telephone responsibilities; some interaction with program sponsors & other program chapters is also required. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma or equivalent; minimum 2 years clerical and/or secretarial experience or equivalent; should have typing speed of 50 to 60 WPM & be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel & Type Styler; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: G9; RANGE:$9.678-12.083; 10-7-97 SYTE

Contact: Ronald Story

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I (101593RS) Receive & direct visitors; answer telephones, direct calls; perform word processing, filing, copying & scheduling; provide information for faculty, students & staff. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; 1 to 2 years office experience; knowledge of Windows, Word, E-mail, excellent interpersonal & communication skills. GRADE: G9; RANGE: $17,614-21,991; 10-7-97 Architecture

COORDINATOR III (101592RS) Manage administrative operation of department, including faculty support, student advising & staff supervision; support Chair in administrative tasks; act as liaison between department & central offices; prepare reports & statistics for department chair & biannual accreditation report; organization of conferences, lectures & competitions. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS or equivalent required; minimum 3 years administrative experience in academic setting; at least 1 year supervisory experience required; strong verbal & written communication skills; computer proficiency. GRADE: P3; RANGE: $24,617-31,982; 10-7-97 Architecture

PHOTOGRAPHER (101583RS) Manage photography darkroom, lighting studio & presentation room under direction of Program Director & Undergraduate Chair; maintain, monitor & service equipment; mix chemicals according to OSHA standards of safety; manage supplies budget; order supplies & equipment; assist faculty in support of instruction & work with director & chair in program planning; supervise work-study assistants. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS/BFA in Photography or equivalent; 1 to 3 years of experience in managing & maintaining photography facilities & equipment; technical knowledge of photography & darkroom equipment, processing & lighting for color & black & white, conceptual & documentary; demonstrated skills in word processing, spreadsheet & digital imaging. GRADE: P3; RANGE: $24,617-31,982; 10-7-97 Landscape Architecture

Contact: Anna Marcotte/Lynn Nash-Wexler

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I (40 HRS) (081421AM) Provide administrative support in Chairman's office; manage office & telephone reception; perform word processing; receive & distribute packages & mail; run errands & other duties as requested. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma, BA/BS or equivalent experience preferred; 2 years experience; type 45 wpm; excellent computer skills; strong verbal & written communication skills; organizational skills; able to work well with diverse group of people; demonstrated independence & judgement; able to handle multiple tasks & determine priorities. GRADE: G9; RANGE: $20,130-25,133; 10-10-97 Pharmacology

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR III/IV (101602AM) Oversee post-award Grants & Contract management; monitor account establishment & performance of expenditures; oversee sponsored program receivables; ensure timely financial reporting & close out; develop & implement training programs; provide content for web site; represent on various committees & task forces. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS degree in Accounting, Business or equivalent preferred; BA III: 3 years experience in accounting, business administration or equivalent; BA IV: 4 years experience; 2 years experience in post-award grants & contract administration with strong knowledge of financial reporting & close outs; knowledge of University policies & procedures preferred; knowledge & experience with computerized accounting & managerial administrative software packages; excellent interpersonal & communications skills. GRADE: P4/P5; RANGE: $26,986-35,123/$29,664-38,677; 10-8-97 School of Medicine Business Office

COORDINATOR IV (101601AM) Provide training & support on various University business systems & processes including FinMIS (Oracle Government Financials), Personnel/Payroll, Salary Management & Procard; develop & implement training programs; disseminate information about University, School & sponsored program agency policies & procedures; create & maintain information databases; direct instruction & assistance; oversee & participate in processes related to fiscal controls. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS preferably in Accounting, Business or equivalent; 3 years experience in accounting, business administration or equivalent; experience with computerized accounting & managerial administrative software packages; knowledge of University policies & procedures preferred; knowledge of financial & business practices at research university preferred; excellent interpersonal & communication skills. GRADE: P4; RANGE: $26,986-35,123; 10-8-97 School of Medicine Business Office

NURSE PRACTITIONER (40 HRS) (101606AM) Perform intake health histories & physical exams; plan & deliver outpatient detoxification & address clients primary care needs; perform, order & interpret results of laboratory & diagnostic tests; share administrative duties; order supplies, inventory, med counts; follow patients in substance abuse treatment protocols. QUALIFICATIONS: MA/MS required; PA certified nurse practitioner, MSN degree, licenced registered nurse by PA Board of Nursing required; adult or family nurse practitioner; 2 years clinical nursing experience; psychiatric nursing experience desirable; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: P6; RANGE: $32,857-42,591; 10-8-97 Psychiatry/Addictions

PROGRAMMER ANALYST I (101603AM) Provide support for computer systems in behavioral genetic research; develop & write database programs; perform computing procedures for research application; resolve computer related problems. QUALIFICATIONS: BS in Computer Science; knowledge of UNIX, Mac OS, Oracle; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE : P4; RANGE: $26,986-35,123; 10-6-97 Psychiatry

PROJECT MANAGER II (101618AM) Supervise & participate in performance evaluation review for clinical trial participation; participate in conceptualization & formulation of new projects, including protocol development; interface with regulatory agencies, physicians, biotechnical/pharmaceutical companies & IRB; allocate assignments; coordinate data collection; assist in preparation of budgets, clinical agreements & grants; prepare progress reports; maintain computer files. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in scientific or related field required; 4 to 7 years experience in clinical research data management, including data collection & analysis in clinical, biotechnical or pharmaceutical setting preferred; prior supervisory experience; prior experience with clinical trials required; clinical study agreements & grant preparation experience desired; demonstrated communication & organizational skills; attention to detail & ability to handle multiple projects; knowledge of research methodology, study design & data analysis; knowledge of PC IBM & Macintosh computers required; data management on microcomputer database required. GRADE: P7; RANGE: $36,050-46,814; 10-8-97 Cancer Center

RESEARCH COORDINATOR (101604LW) Recruit, screen & assess patients with schizophrenia & other neuropsychiatric disorders from participating facilities; maintain database, charts & records for participants; coordinate follow-up visitations & participation in Center protocols. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS with strong background in clinical research including interviewing; computer skills, strong organizational & interpersonal skills are required; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: P3; RANGE: $24,617-31,982; 10-7-97 Psychiatry

RESEARCH COORDINATOR (101617LW) Provide data management support for extramural & intramural clinical trials; participate in conceptualization & formulation of new projects, including protocol development & IRB approvals; coordinate data collection, disseminate patient protocol information; ensure consistency of data collected at participating centers; monitor patient accrual, protocol adherence & data quality; coordinate data review; code & analyze data; prepare progress reports; maintain computer files; prepare & distribute correspondence; maintain regular contact with other data managers; maintain listing & reports on protocol progress. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in scientific or related field; at least 3 years prior professional experience in clinical research data management, including experience in data collection & analysis; prior experience with clinical trials required; knowledge of research methodology, study design & data analysis; knowledge of PC computers required; data management on micro computer database required; able to focus in busy environment with frequent interruptions; strong verbal & written communication skills; ability to prioritize multiple tasks; meet deadlines; detail oriented; strong organizational & interpersonal skills. GRADE: P3; RANGE: $24,617-31,982; 10-8-97 Cancer Center

RESEARCH LAB TECH III (40 HRS) (101608LW) Perform surgery on rats, including anesthesia, cannulation of arteries & measurement of blood pressure, blood gases & EEG; perform brain histology, including perfusion-fixation sectioning & staining; perform general lab maintenance, including ordering supplies, recording data & making chemical reagents. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in biological sciences; skills in dexterity, background in physiology, biochemistry or chemistry; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $22,013-27,427; 10-7-97 Neurosurgery

RESEARCH SPECIALIST JR (40 HRS) (101600LW) Perform molecular biological techniques, such as DNA extraction, PCR & in situ hybridization; provide in situ hybridization services for Cellular Morphology Core (CMC); perform histologic techniques (frozen & paraffin); assist with harvest of tissues & with experimental design; interact with many investigators; implement new protocols, analyze & report data; provide service & training in techniques & equipment use; assist in general lab duties. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in scientific field required; experience in molecular biology techniques, such as DNA isolation, PCR & in situ hybridization; knowledge of histological techniques & theory preferred; previous laboratory experience preferred; good organizational skills, ability to work semi-independently; computer proficiency; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: P1; RANGE: $20,291-26,368; 10-7-97 Institute for Human Gene Therapy

RESEARCH SPECIALIST JR (101241LW) Procure surgical & autopsy tissue for research, preserve & distribute tissue; retrieve pathology reports & data for investigators; prepare human tissue for shipping. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in science related field; some lab experience helpful, but not required; application deadline 10-14-97. GRADE: P1; RANGE: $20,291-26,368; 10-7-97 Pathology

RESEARCH SPECIALIST I (40 HRS) (091540LW) Perform studies of microbiologic growth of Legionella pneumophila & related bacteria in experimental animals, in tissue culture & on artificial media; plan experiments & perform molecular biological experiments including DNA isolation, PCR labeling of radioactive DNA probes, Southern & colony blots & DNA sequence analysis; assist in experimental animal surgery; keep logs, write laboratory reports; perform bibliographic searches; assist in writing procedural sections of papers; participate in group meetings, including providing oral & written summaries of work progress; monitor expenses & Maintain laboratory equipment & supplies. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in scientific field required; 1 to 3 years direct experience in specialty or related scientific field with at least junior professional standing; sufficient experience to successfully perform duties without direct supervision; professional-level competence in technical specialty; must have all skills needed without need for additional training. GRADE: P3; RANGE: $24,617-31,982; 10-8-97 Pathology

RESEARCH SPECIALIST II (101626AB) Perform immunohistochemical staining & specialized microdissection of human tissue; establish & implement safety & quality control measures for protocols; develop, implement experiment design; harvest/transplant skin samples; routine microdissection of human tissue. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS required; 3 to 5 years laboratory experience with emphasis on biochemistry, parasitology, anatomy & physiology; skilled in advanced surgical techniques such as skin xenotransplantation, immunostaining, tissue sectioning & cell cultures. GRADE: P3; RANGE: $24,617-31,982; 10-8-97 Pulmonary Vascular

SOCIAL WORKER II (40 HRS) (101605AM) Conduct therapy sessions; perform diagnostic interviews; consult on problematic situations; act as liaison to facilitate coordination of clinical services; develop clinical protocols; supervise/direct staff activities; develop/interpret programs/policies related to community resources. QUALIFICATIONS: MSW degree; 2 to 3 years experience in clinical counseling; experience working with addicted population & in research preferred; able to develop effective working relationships; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: P3; RANGE: $24,617-31,982; 10-8-97 Psychiatry/Addictions

Contact: Sue Hess

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR IV (40 HRS) (101611SH) Schedule, conduct & record interviews with applicants to oncology programs; participate in University recruitment activities regarding BSN/MSN, masters & post-master's certificate programs; develop & maintain tracking system to monitor prospective students throughout application process; initiate & maintain contracts with clinical agencies & preceptors for student clinical rotation sites; provide support for students funded on Graduate Education in Oncology Nursing for Minorities grant; write & edit quarterly newsletter of oncology program; work with cooperative agencies/institutions participating in family care giver program; implement research methodology, supervise project staff, develop curricular, maintain subject files, assist in publication of reports & support field workers at outreach education sites. QUALIFICATIONS: MSN with experience as Clinical Nurse Specialist & Nurse Practitioner in oncology nursing; 5 years clinical experience at advanced practice level; 5 years teaching experience at graduate level in university program in oncology nursing; 3 years administrative experience in program planning and/or service coordination; RN licensure in state of Pennsylvania; end date 6-30-99. GRADE: P6; RANGE: $32,857-42,591; 10-8-97 Nursing

BUSINESS MANAGER I/II (40 HRS) (081302SH) Oversee budgets & ensure integrity of financial transactions within 2 divisions of School of Nursing; report account status to principal investigators, division heads, program directors, Manager, Administration & Finance & School of Nursing Senior Business Officers; interpret University policies for faculty & staff. QUALIFICATIONS: BM I: BA/BS preferably in Accounting, Business or equivalent; minimum 3 to 5 years progressively responsible experience utilizing independent judgement in identification & analysis of diverse problems; solid experience with computerized accounting system, preferably FinMIS; quick starter with ability to develop proficiency with FinMIS within 6 months; strong computing skills required with Microsoft Office experience preferred; knowledge of sponsor requirements & accountability for compliance with sponsor requirements needed; thorough understanding of University policies & procedures; excellent analytical, written, oral & interpersonal skills; BM II: Same as BM I except 4 to 6 years experience. GRADE: P4/P5; RANGE: $26,986-35,123/$29,664-38,677; 10-6-97 Nursing

RESEARCH SPECIALIST IV (40 HRS) (101610SH) Direct & mange nationally funded research grant from National Institute for Nursing Research from data collection phase to publication of articles; supervise & train Research Coordinator & work-study studies; prepare new research grants for submissions. QUALIFICATIONS: MA/MS required, preferably in Sociology or Psychology; 3 years minimum experience working in research center; able to teach, manage & supervise diverse group of people; capacity to set goals, carry out long-term projects & meet deadlines; computer literate in word processing/editing applications; strong verbal & written communication skills; end date 6-30-98. GRADE: P6; RANGE: $32,857-42,591; 10-8-97 Nursing

Contact: Sue Hess

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II (101614LW) Responsible for on-line processing of weekly payroll; respond to requests concerning time balances; handle job opportunity inquiries; prepare monthly personnel reports using Excel for Windows 95; distribute performance appraisal forms & track completed returns; prepare financial forms & on-line purchase orders; maintain filing system for monthly expenditure reports; coordinate annual update of University's telephone directory; maintain inventory of office supplies; compose correspondence; answer phones. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma, business curriculum & related post-high school training or equivalent; 2 years experience at Office Administrate Assistant I level or equivalent; thorough knowledge of clerical accounting & office procedures; proficiency in use of WordPerfect, Word, Excel & Lotus 1-2-3 for Windows required; knowledge of University accounting system (FinMIS) & procedures preferred; must be able to exercise judgment, prioritize workflow & handle assignments from multiple staff members. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $19,261-23,999; 10-8-97 Development & Alumni Relations

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR VII (101627LW) Plan, develop & implement long-range technology initiatives, including full responsibility for determining technology solutions to emerging & anticipating fund raising & administrative challenges; design, implement & evaluate pilot projects & acquisition & deployment of new technologies; develop cost/benefit analyses of technology initiatives; develop technical standards for hardware & software configuration, networking & software development; provide training/mentoring to other technical staff in new & emerging technologies; ensure high availability of all systems, databases & networks; supervise administration of departments central information systems. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS, preferably in Computer Science, Decision Science, MIS or comparable experience; MA/MS highly preferred; 7 to 10 years progressively responsible experience in complex computing environments, including 5 years in systems programming & database administration or advanced technology capacities; superior knowledge of computer technology, especially Internet, desktop computing & information resources management; knowledge of C programming language, UNIX shell programming, mail handling, PERL & UNIX operating system utilities; understanding of TCP/IP inter-networking protocols; strong verbal & written communication skills. GRADE: P9; RANGE: $43,569-57,217; 10-8-97 Development & Alumni Relations

DEVELOPMENT OFFICER I (101613LW) Responsible for overall supervision of fund raising activities on behalf of Institute of Contemporary Art; conceptualize, plan & execute coordinated program of fund raising in support of exhibitions, education programs, membership & special projects; plan, strategize & solicit gifts; coordinate fund raising efforts with central development to ensure maximum integration of effort; analyze data & identify potential funding sources (individuals, government agencies, corporations, foundations); prepare & supervise grant proposals; supervise staff. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS; 5 years fund raising experience, preferably within museum or arts related institution; computer skills in word processing, database & spreadsheet operations; strong verbal & written communication skills; strong grant writing skills & able to incorporate quantitive factors into proposals; thorough knowledge of institutional planning; highly motivated & capacity to work in goal-oriented environment; valid driver's license required. GRADE: P7; RANGE: $36,050-46,814; 10-8-97 Development & Alumni Relations

Contact: Ronald Story

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III (101609RS) Maintain high volume of public contact with applicants, parents, high school counselors, alumni & current students; coordinate the issuance of advanced placement credits; counsel present & prospective students & respond to inquiries from students, counselors & faculty related to transfer files & transfer guidelines & policies; serve as liaison between Transfer Credit Office & undergraduate departments; coordinate & implement details of international travel itineraries for admissions staff; handle daily administrative activities of transfer admissions & transfer credit/advanced standing programs; train & supervise work-study student assistants; compile & maintain transfer & advanced placement statistical reports. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma, BA/BS preferred; 2 years experience at AA II level or comparable background required; desktop computer experience essential, preferably Macintosh; WordPerfect, FileMaker & Excel application experience desired; strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal & written communication skills; ability to coordinate diverse activities/work of others; sensitivity, understanding of & genuine interest in working with students from diverse backgrounds. GRADE: G11; RANGE: $20,497-26,008; 10-7-97 Admissions

COORDINATOR IV (101589RS) Coordinate & monitor academic programs & services for approximately 500 students, including academic assessments, development of individualized academic plans, instruction in learning strategies & tutorial services; consult regularly with Associate Directors of PENNCAP & Tutoring Services concerning coordination of all services & programs & record students' utilization of services. QUALIFICATIONS: MA/MS in Education, Social Work or other related field required; study in academic skill development (particularly in reading & study skills) on post-secondary level desirable; minimum 3 years experience as developmental education instructor on post-secondary level, preferably in reading; excellent communication, organizational & computer skills; demonstrated commitment to diversity. GRADE: P4; RANGE: $26,986-35,123; 10-8-97 Academic Support Services

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST I (101628RS) Under general direction provide direct, on-site microcomputer hardware & software troubleshooting, configuration, support & training on contract basis to University departments; provide support for networking (E-mail, Internet applications, networking hardware & software); coordinate with vendors & other departments; write documentation as needed; keep up on new technology; participate on campus computing teams; offer creative technical solutions to clients. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS or equivalent experience; 3 years experience with variety of systems with minimum 1 to 2 years supporting end-user computing; broad-based knowledge of desktop systems, operating systems (Windows 3.1/95, Macintosh, Windows NT a plus), software & peripherals; support-level microcmputer troubleshooting skills, networking & applications support; knowledge of mainstream software applications & networking protocols; HTML knowledge a plus; strong customer service orientation; able to work on multiple tasks simultaneously; able to present technical information to non-technical users; able to work independently & as part of team; excellent communication & interpersonal skills; involves extensive traveling to multiple sites on campus; may require some evening or weekend hours. GRADE: P4; RANGE : $26,986-35,123; 10-10-97 ISC Support On Site Services

SYSTEMS ANALYST II (101596RS) Responsible for technical & functional analysis of information processing & management systems; complete feasibility studies; design systems; identify interrelationships among systems & coding, testing & debugging; develop cost benefit estimates & solve complex problems considering performance & capacity; ensure technical & quality assurance standards; organize, plan & manage projects. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS with minimum 5 years progressively responsible experience within administrative computing environment, including minimum of 3 years in system design & analysis; detailed knowledge of database design concepts & development methodologies; knowledge of UNIX & relational technology & experience with Oracle preferred; expertise in Adabas/Natural a plus; excellent written, verbal & interpersonal skills; demonstrated planning & organizational skills; working knowledge of Lan, project management software & desktop presentation tools helpful. GRADE: P7; RANGE: $36,050-46,814; 10-7-97 Univ Mgmt Info Systems

Contact: Ronald Story

CLINICAL LAB TECH (101624RS) Perform variety of clinical tests in lab utilizing precision instruments such as microscope & analyzers; results are used in treatment/diagnosis of disease; record & maintain test results. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma or equivalent; 2 years post-secondary school training in clinical lab procedures & techniques; ASCP certification as MLT preferred; accurate, dependable & able to work under pressure. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $19,261-23,999; 10-10-97 Small Animal Hospital

RESEARCH LAB TECH I/II (40 HRS) (101612RS) Perform work under general supervision for nutrition research; barn related work involving handling cattle, sampling milk, feed, feed refusal & manure for content analysis; record daily inside/outside temperature; monitor ammonia volatilization; monitor feeding experiments for various studies; aid in collection of blood & rumen samples; participate in collection of farm nitrogen balance data; assist in lab with sample handling & processing; collect food & ration samples; computer data entry & summary statistics. QUALIFICATIONS: RLT I: HS diploma; some science coursework; RLT II: BA/BS or equivalent experience; fundamental understanding of farm management, nutrition & feeding practices desired; flexible & able to participate in team activities to accomplish project goals; computer literacy as well as strong written & communicative skills required; position contingent upon grant funding; POSITION LOCATED IN KENNETT SQUARENO PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AVAILABLE. GRADE: G7/G8; RANGE: $17,068-21,247/$18,481-23,132; 10-8-97 Clinical Studies

RESEARCH SPECIALIST III (091582RS) Perform agricultural & animal production investigations; design, document & test computer software; specify mathematical models of biological systems; program & work on CPM Dairy model software; work independently & in conjunction with faculty & programmers to analyze data & formulate, code & test mathematical models; related duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Science, Agricultural Science, Animal Science or Mathematics; 3 years related experience; Visual Basic 5.0/C++ & Microsoft Access experience preferred; knowledge of computer modeling methods desirable; position ends after 1 year; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: P4; RANGE: $26,986-35,123; 10-7-97 Clinical Studies

VET TECH I/II (40 HRS) (101622RS) (101623RS) VT I: Administer treatments, injections & medications as prescribed; assist with diagnostic & therapeutic procedures; monitor vital parameters; observe & record symptoms, reactions of patients; VT II: Same as above, plus perform diagnostic & therapeutic procedures; assist in instructions of nursing & Veterinary students (may have direct teaching responsibility). QUALIFICATIONS: VT I: Requires completion of accredited Animal Health Technician program or degree in Animal Science or 3 years Vet Tech experience; state certification/licensure may be necessary; VT II: Same as above, plus minimum 2 years experience as VT I or equivalent required; rotating nights/weekends. GRADE: G8/G10; RANGE: $16,171-20,240/$19,261-23,999; 10-8-97 Small Animal Hospital

VET TECH IMAGING I/II (40 HRS) (101621RS) Perform routine & special diagnostic imaging procedures on animals; operate diagnostic imaging equipment; follow radiation safety standards & rules; some student & technician teaching; routine radiology clerical duties; assigned to emergency call evenings, weekends, holidays; 5-day work week which includes weekday/weekend work. QUALIFICATIONS: VTI I: HS diploma with 2 years Vet Tech experience; completion and/or eligibility for AHT/RT program preferred; VTI II: Same as above except 5 years Vet Tech experience. GRADE: G8/G10; RANGE: $16,171-20,240/$19,261-23,999; 10-8-97 Small Animal Hospital

Contact: Anna Marcotte

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II (40 HRS) (101599AM) Manage frontline duties of Dean's Office; answer calls, greet visitors, handle incoming & outgoing mail; perform data entry, word processing, scheduling, dictation, filing, proofreading & distributing materials. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma required, AS/BA/BS preferred; 1 to 2 years Administrative Assistant Level experience required, excellent organizational, professional & interpersonal skills; use of Windows 95 required. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $22,013-27,427; 10-8-97 Dean's Office

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III (101594AM) Coordinate contacts with faculty clients & others; arrange meetings; serve as liaison to represent the Director when necessary; support daily communication; typing, files & fax; assist or coordinate Executive Education programs. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS; 3 to 5 years relevant experience; able to work independently & manage several projects at once; PC proficiency in Lotus, WordPerfect & graphics packages; strong customer service skills. GRADE: G11; RANGE: $20,497-26,008; 10-6-97 Executive Education

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR III (101598AM) Provide financial aid service to prospective & enrolled students; establish packaging schedule for distribution of need-based scholarship & campus based loan; award endowed & corporate scholarships according to donor criteria; oversee & ensure integrity of scholarship budgets; deliver timely & accurate financial aid packages; advise students on sources of financial aid, application process & loan availability; counsel students with complicated financial situations; support Admissions recruitment & candidate evaluation process, including on & off campus evaluative interviews. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS, minimum 2 years experience in financial aid counseling/administration; excellent organizational, communication & decision making skills; thorough knowledge of University financial aid policies & procedures preferred. GRADE: P5; RANGE: $29,664-38,677; 10-6-97 Graduate Admissions

COORDINATOR II (101595AM) Answer incoming calls for sales & registration; perform course consulting to ensure enrollment in appropriate program; conduct various market research projects. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS preferred; 2 to 3 years experience in customer service/marketing services; highly organized & high attention to details; strong PC skills, able to learn custom software. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 10-6-97 Executive Education

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